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Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,340
Posted By reens09
This is spot on!!! We bought a brand new home and...

This is spot on!!! We bought a brand new home and sunk a good 50k in upgrades with the builder including putting in the ac and garage opener through them so i figured we were mostly done. I was so...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-14, 01:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,782
Posted By reens09
True even if the seller loses money in the ends...

True even if the seller loses money in the ends its still built in.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-14, 10:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,782
Posted By reens09
Well they are not exactly telling their clients...

Well they are not exactly telling their clients this lol but when the agent is looking for properties to potential show they can omit those ads. If a buyer found the property it would be different...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-14, 10:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,782
Posted By reens09
Oh i couldn't agree more. it is like with any...

Oh i couldn't agree more. it is like with any sales person, their main interest is their profit, not profiting you. And it does suck to have to cough up that much money. i will say that our agent had...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-14, 09:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,782
Posted By reens09
I think your family is very lucky, but perhaps it...

I think your family is very lucky, but perhaps it is also the properties they had that made them more desirable. Most people dont have it that easy selling themselves, regardless of the staging. it...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-14, 09:34 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 26,042
Posted By reens09
We just closed with minto, so it may be...

We just closed with minto, so it may be different, but we certainly did not have to pay for future paving or landscaping. that was part of our purchase agreement.

However, i will say our closing...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-13, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By reens09
All new build prices include tax. so if another...

All new build prices include tax.
so if another new build tow house is 420k, thats the after tax price.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-13, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By reens09
Lol vinyl planks for over 500k? Thats hilarious....

Lol vinyl planks for over 500k? Thats hilarious. Id love to see the post purchase appraisal results.

Sorry, my mistake. I was wondering why i couldn't find the quick occupancy.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-13, 10:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,782
Posted By reens09
im not sure 100%, but in my opinion, you wont...

im not sure 100%, but in my opinion, you wont even get any agents come in if you dont list a commission price. they wont waste their time if they think they wont get paid.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-13, 10:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,782
Posted By reens09
wow i actually never knew this. no agent has ever...

wow i actually never knew this. no agent has ever explained it that way. im going to take a look at my old agreement. maybe my agent didnt bother because he knew hed get the commission from the...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-13, 08:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,782
Posted By reens09
That's ridiculous, i have never heard of such a...

That's ridiculous, i have never heard of such a practice, and quite frankly i would have called the agency that the realtor works for, or the administrative board, to see if this is even legal....
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-13, 08:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,782
Posted By reens09
we tried comfree, offered 2.5% and had zero...

we tried comfree, offered 2.5% and had zero interest. later sold with a realtor. it was a tough condo in barrhaven to sell but we went from not on single showing to multiple a week with a realtor. I...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-13, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By reens09
oh its uniform. they are so expensive. but they...

oh its uniform. they are so expensive. but they truly are beautiful towns..at least the model homes that i saw in barrhaven were incredible but they are upgraded like crazy at the same time.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-12, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,029
Posted By reens09
In this persons defense, their lot is HUGE for...

In this persons defense, their lot is HUGE for the area, and they have a lot of upgrades, plus a finished deck. i think their house is worth in the 600s based on other comparable homes. they will...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-11, 01:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,597
Posted By reens09
Not sure about urbandale, but we were not allowed...

Not sure about urbandale, but we were not allowed to have a copy of our builders formal blueprint because it contains proprietary information on their design and engineering. exact numbers and...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-11, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By reens09
that is outrageous. can this market be sustained?...

that is outrageous. can this market be sustained? i cant imagine that towns can remain that high.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-04, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,053
Posted By reens09
Yes that was based on that assumption. However ...

Yes that was based on that assumption. However if it is short one car depth driveway, does this mean that thesrcond vehicle would partially stick out onto the road? If yes, then i can see this...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-04, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,053
Posted By reens09
as others said, you cant park across a sidewalk....

as others said, you cant park across a sidewalk. I think you dont actually own that piece of land. also, in all fairness, people make a choice when they purchase a home knowing that there is a one...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-02, 09:15 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 22,706
Posted By reens09
It really depends on your property line. Our side...

It really depends on your property line. Our side property line has enough room to place the ac unit on the side.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-25, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By reens09
My friend just bought a strathmore and i know the...

My friend just bought a strathmore and i know the upgrade prices. What items are you looking for quotes on?

We built w minto and we were given an uograde price sheet right away. They also have...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 26,042
Posted By reens09
At best buy they simply asked me to show them CAS...

At best buy they simply asked me to show them CAS website or any company for that matter and that waa sufficient to price mat h
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 26,042
Posted By reens09
:O !!!!!! i didnt know that. damnit!

:O !!!!!! i didnt know that. damnit!
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,011
Posted By reens09
i dont know for sure but i would bet that their...

i dont know for sure but i would bet that their legal teams included something in the PSA to cover this. their teams are well-paid and have been around for a long time.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 26,042
Posted By reens09
if you find a deal at canadian appliances, and...

if you find a deal at canadian appliances, and best buy carries the item, they will price match it. we got all of our appliances at best buy on a huge discount. either company is fine, but we had a...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By reens09
good to know. i am going to call them. we just...

good to know. i am going to call them. we just moved in, and id rather get set up now than have to pay months worth later on.
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